25/09/2011

Singapore GP - Race Results

Results: Di Resta 6th (8points), Sutil 8th (4points).

What a brilliant race for Force India!! 12points scored which is the most of any team after Red Bull, McLaren and Ferrari - great job!!

The Force India boys split the cars on strategy and it actually worked out amazingly well for both cars (although Di Resta's strategy of a long first stint on the harder tyres worked best).

Both drivers showed good teamwork during the race as well as being very fast as on lap 27 Adrian let Paul through who was quicker at the time.

Towards the end of the race Di Resta was in a safe 6th place but behind him there was an almighty battle! Rosberg (7th) being caught by Sutil (8th) being caught by Perez (9th) being caught very quickly (5seconds per lap) by Massa (10th, on quicker tyres).

Massa would sneak pass Perez but didn't quite have enough to pass Adrian; the gap across the line was just 0.3seconds. Adrian also finished just 0.3seconds behind Rosberg.

6th position is Paul's best ever finish and given that he'd never driven around Singapore before this weekend, plus he missed alot of Friday running he was simply supurb. Also 12points is the best points haul in a single race for Force India this season.

This race was a brilliant combination of fast driving and fantastic teamwork, not just from the drivers but every member of the team - we're very proud of them all!

We'll have in-depth points analysis coming in the next few hours so keep an eye out for that =)

2 comments:

  1. great result finally we got double point finish . i think it's coz we have good pace in low downforce circuit . now we need to improve our car for rest of season . because i saw in spa and monza we r struggle for point but we r lucky . but we r not lucky always like that ....

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  2. I have to disagree a little there Ankit ... In Spa and Italy we were unlucky i thought - we could have done better than we actually did.

    There will be small updates for the remaining races but most of the teams focus will now switch to the VJM05 =)

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